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An average human being spends 1 hour and 42 minutes, a week on the toilet! That is roughly 92 days over a lifetime. As funny as it may sound, it is, after all, an important daily ritual. If you are looking for a new toilet and wondering how to pick one of the right heights here is what you need to keep in mind.

  1. The toilet should allow you to easily sit down and stand up.
  2. You should be able to comfortably rest both your feet flat on the floor while seated

Comfort Height toilets are 17 to 19 inches from the floor to the top of the seat. Standard toilets are less than 17 inches high. They are designed to have about the same seated height as a typical chair. Taller people typically prefer a Comfort height toilet. Because of its extra height, it is also preferred by the elderly and, arthritic population and those with physical disabilities making the trip to the bathroom more comfortable, hence the name “comfort toilet”.

Standard toilet heights measure 14 1/2 inches from the floor to the bowl’s rim, not including the seat. It is best suited for shorter people of and below the average height. If you have a family of less than 3 or live along by yourself, this one could suit you just fine.

Call Roberts Plumbing if your interested in a new toilet for your home!